Automotive Noise & Vibration

Congress brings together automotive professionals involved in Noise and Vibration (NVH), for the entire vehicle and powertrain



8th | 9th November 2017



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We invite professionals from vehicle manufacturers
(OEMs, car, 2 & 3 wheeler, commercial vehicles, and off highway), suppliers, universities, government & related organisations to take part by submitting a technical paper, or to simply attend.

The congress will feature:

NVH phenomena in hybrid and electric vehicles

Car and truck pass-by noise

Commercial and Specialty Vehicles

Engine, Powertrain and Drivetrain NVH

Heavy Vehicle and Vehicle Exterior

Impact of downsizing on NVH

New developments in NVH simulation

Noise path analysis

Numerical Methods

Aero-acoustic noise

Passive and Active NVH Control

Tire and road noise

Engine, Vehicle sound quality and brand sound

Experimental NVH analysis method

Opportunity to network

with peers and experts during seven different refreshment and networking functions over two days, including a dedicated cocktail reception.

Technical Papers

High quality scientific papers.

Display area

where sponsors invite you to learn about related products and technology.

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ANV Congress Agenda

(Pune, India)



09:30 – 09:40

Welcome by Organizer

Including program of event, and overview of Automaker global activities for NVH in 2017

Thomas Fone
CEO – Automaker TV & Media Ltd – Sao Paulo, Brazil

09:40 – 09:50

Welcome by Technical Chair of the Conference

Dr Gotthard Rainer
Vice President, AVL List GmbH, Austria


09:50 – 10:20

NVH Analysis- A Task of Model Based Development

Dr. Gotthard Rainer
Vice President, AVL List GmbH, Austria

10:20 – 10:50

Increasing powertrain testing efficiency through integration of NVH, torsional vibration and combustion analyses

Kumaraswamy S.
Siemens Industry Software India Pvt. Ltd.

10:50 – 11:20


11:20 – 11:50

Implementation of DOE and GA Algorithm for Optimizing the Muffler Transmission Loss

K V Manoj, Harikrishna Munagara
Altair Engineering India Private Limited, Bengaluru

11:50 – 12:20

Muffler Downsizing using 1D Acoustic Simulations

Sandeep Kakade, Pritam Garud, Vabhav Babar
TATA Motors, Pune, India

12:20 – 12:50

1-D and 3-D Acoustical Analysis of a Typical Double Flow-Reversal Commercial Muffler of a Motorcycle Engine and Experimental Validation Thereof

K. M. Kumar and M. L. Munjal*
Facility for Research in Technical Acoustics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

12:50 – 13:50


13:50 – 14:20

Dynamic stiffness calculations – Effect of adjacent components of mounts, Boundary conditions & damping

Reddy Dasabai Balavardhan
John Deere, India

14:20 – 14:50

Approach to align powertrain Rigid Body Modes for 3 cylinder engine

Ashish Shewale
Renault Nissan, Chennai, India

14:50 – 15:20

Transfer path analysis & Structural optimisation through real-time harmonic source excitation

Mahendran Divakaran
Renault Nissan, Chennai, India

15:20 – 15:50


15:50 – 16:20

Simulating Vibrations and Noise in an Automobile Gearbox

Mr. Pawan Soami
Comsol Multi Physics

16:20 – 16:50

Optimization of Radiator Cooling Fan Module Attributes for NVH Improvement

Uttam Titave, Pawan Thakur, Smita Shivle
ERC, TATA Motors, Pune

16:50 – 17:20

Modeling and analysis of dynamic behavior of three-stage clutch damper with Coulomb damping and backlash

Kiran Vernekar
Renault-Nissan Technology

Session Five | STRUCTURAL VIBRATIONS | Session Chair: Gotthard Rainer

09:30 – 10:00

Effect of Cylinder Deactivation on Performance of Dual Mass Flywheel and Centrifugal Pendulum Absorber

Arun Valliappan
Guruparan Pitchai, Valeo India Private Limited, Chennai, India

10:00 – 10:30

Vibration and Dynamics of Armature Rotor Unbalance in Starter Motor used in Automotive Passenger Car Vehicle

Comstar Automotive Technologies Pvt Ltd.

10:30 – 11:00

Isolation of Low Frequency Vehicle Vibrations by Hydraulic Engine Mount

Vikas Kolage
TATA Motors Ltd., Pune, India

11:00 – 11:30


11:30 – 12:00

Lightweight Vehicle Sound Package Treatments - Design and Simulation

Paresh Shravage
Alfa Acoustics, India

12:00 – 12:30

Noise radiated by an electric powertrain: simulation methodology and optimization Process

Sent by Ravindran Kalidas
Vibratec, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

12:30 – 13:00

Structural Methodology to Design Engine Mounting Bracket

Santosh Madireddy
Renault Nissan, Chennai, India

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:30

Study of Gasoline Engine Valve Overlap and its Impact on Engine Performance and NVH

Kundalik Tengle, T Sethuramalingam, Ravindra Thonge, Siddharth Deshmukh
Tata Motors Ltd, Pune, Maharashtra

14:30 – 15:00

Study of Noise Radiated due to Lawn Mower Blades

Shailesh Kolhe, Umesh Bisen
John Deere, India

15:00 – 15:30

15:30 – 16:00

Session Eight | VEHICLE NOISE

16:00 – 16:30

Pass-by Noise Simulation and Optimization of Acoustic Shielding Package

Sent by Ravindran Kalidas
Vibratec, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

16:30 – 17:00

Psychoacoustic analysis of Small cars

C. Lakshmikanthan
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering

17:00 – 17:30

Pass-by Noise Performance Improvements for a Rear Wheel Drive Passenger Car

Kapil Gupta, Udayshinha Deshmukh, Vinod Cyriac
General Motors Technical Centre India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, India

Session Nine | FAREWELL

17:30 – 17:45

Summary & Farewell

Dr. Gotthard Rainer
AVL List GmbH, Austria

17:45 – open end

Fairwell - Coffee

Publications & Technical Papers

High quality


Very informative platform to share what the automotive community is doing on the three fronts, namely, technology, tools and domain in the areas Controls, Measurements and Calibration in automotive industry. Fruitful opportunity to learn from colleague's experience in these areas. Mr. Shivaram Kamat
Domain Consultant, TATA Consultancy Services Ltd, Pune, INDIA
It was a wonderful event. CMC Congress allowed us to share our thoughts with some of the prominent automotive and industrial professionals. I really appreciate the fantastic support and help from the event organizers Automakermedia.Thank you and your support team for all of the help. Mr. Ramesh Kumar Junnuri
Technical Specialist, TATA Consultancy Services Ltd, Pune, INDIA

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Platinum Sponsor

AVL List GmbH

AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development of powertrain systems with internal combustion engines, as well as instrumentation and test systems. AVL acts in the following business areas:

Development of Powertrain Systems AVL develops and markets all kinds of powertrain systems, and is a competent partner to the engine and automotive industry.

Simulation In addition, AVL develops and markets simulation methods necessary for development work.

Engine Instrumentation and Test Systems The products of this business area comprise all the instruments and systems required for engine and vehicle testing.

Bronze Sponsor

Crystal Instruments (CI)

Founded in 1996, Crystal Instruments (CI) is a leading manufacturer of dynamic measurement, signal analysis, and vibration testing equipment. Crystal Instruments is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, the center of Silicon Valley. Currently, CI products are distributed in over 40 countries around the world.

Crystal Instruments founders James Zhuge Ph.D and Justin Tang previously founded Dactron, which established industry benchmarks with innovative technology. Zhuge and Tang continue leading innovation with Crystal Instruments today, driving the development of the most technologically advanced data acquisition and vibration control products available in the market.

Bronze Sponsor


COMSOL is a global provider of simulation software for product design and research to technical enterprises, research labs, and universities. Its COMSOL Multiphysics® product is an integrated software environment for creating physics-based models and simulation apps. A particular strength is its ability to account for coupled or multiphysics phenomena. Add-on products expand the simulation platform for electrical, mechanical, fluid flow, and chemical applications. Interfacing tools enable the integration of COMSOL Multiphysics® simulations with all major technical computing and CAD tools on the CAE market. Simulation experts rely on the COMSOL Server™ product to deploy apps to their design teams, manufacturing departments, test laboratories, and customers throughout the world. Founded in 1986, COMSOL employs more than 480 people in 21 offices worldwide and extends its reach with a network of distributors.


Vibration Research

Celebrating 22 years in business, U.S.A. based Vibration Research (VR) is the leading innovator in vibration control. We listen to our customers’ needs and offer testing products, software and support that deliver unrivaled value. Our VR9500 Revolution Vibration Controller and VibrationVIEW software include patented innovations used by testing labs and engineers throughout the world. iDOF™, FDS, FDR, and Kurtosion® are a few of VR’s applications that ensure accurate and fast vibration testing. We also now offer our new data acquisition and analysis tool, the ObserVR1000. Visit us at Booth #126 to learn more!

Vibration Research is pleased to introduce the ObserVR1000. This device is fully autonomous, specially designed and engineered to provide superior value, including reliable performance, accurate testing, and user-friendly features. The ObserVR1000 does not require any special boards, special PC drivers, or even a PC. Ready to get started? Simply connect a smartphone, laptop, or PC and set up the ObserVR1000. Once set up, data can be collected with a simple press of the record button. The ObserVR1000 comes in 4 or 16 channel packages that include GPS, microphone, tachometer, high sampling rate, TEDS, and WiFi capabilities among many other options. Your confidence in field recording will never be higher. Contact your local representative today for a quote!

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Pune's proximity to Mumbai, good climate, and availability of talent made it a destination for large firms like Tata Motors (TELCO then). It is one of India's most important automotive hubs, with some domestic and international auto giants manufacturing here, including Daimler Benz, MTU FN and Volkswagen. Pune is home to one of the world's three largest two-wheeler manufacturers, Bajaj Auto



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